Britain has a greater level of serious drug abuse than any other country in Europe, damning new figures show.
The price of cocaine, ecstasy, cannabis and other drugs is at an all-time low, clearly indicating that efforts to stem the spread of illegal drugs on Britain’s streets are failing.
When it comes to Bong Hits 4 Jesus, here’s some Advice 4 Dummies: If the phrase poses such a threat to the health and future of any teenager exposed to it, then stop making a federal case out of it.
The prohibition against illicit street drugs should be ended as hard-line legislation against drugs is doomed to failure, a US police chief warned today.
A $1.4 billion anti-drug advertising campaign conducted by the U.S. government since 1998 does not appear to have helped reduce drug use and instead might have convinced some youths that taking illegal drugs is normal, the Government Accountability Office says.
It is reported that 70% of erratic drivers stopped by gardaí are under the influence of some kind of drug.
’Thank goodness the Obscene Publications Squad has gone,’ sighed a fraught Mr Justice Mars-Jones in 1976 as he sent down Detective Chief Inspector George Fenwick and four of his colleagues for taking bribes from Soho pornographers. ‘I fear the damage you have done may be with us for a long time.’
CANNABIS use has risen sharply in remote indigenous communities, with children as young as 10 smoking the drug.
Five Alberta teens ran screaming from a residential garage after it exploded Thursday night, said witnesses.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are coke heads - thanks to the city’s unbendable ban on smoking
A photograph of President Bush waving a flag after the Sept. 11 attacks is juxtaposed against a black-and-white image of an African American mother smoking crack cocaine in bed next to her baby. Larger-than-life portraits of Osama bin Laden and Pablo Escobar line the walls. The central message of a traveling Drug Enforcement Administration exhibit unveiled at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry yesterday is that terrorism and drugs are inextricably linked.
Epilepsy sufferer Michael Rourke is demanding the right to use the drug that he says cures his violent seizures. Police raided the Brockworth home of the 37-year-old last month, confiscating the cannabis plants he says are vital in averting his fits.
A DRUGS campaigner was yesterday warned he would be made to pay for his day in court.
NORTH Wales cannabis campaigner Jeff Ditchfield told a jury yesterday he sent cannabis plants to all 18 cabinet ministers.
American culture has closed up around John Sinclair. There’s just not enough freedom in it any more – not enough free time, not enough outrage, not enough difference between one place and the next, not enough high culture or genuine bohemia, not enough Sun Ra or Dylan.
POLICE are being called to public schools every second day to catch students using and dealing drugs including cocaine, ecstasy, cannabis and speed.
Heartbroken mum tells how ‘safe’ drug led to son’s suicide
Winston Churchill is commonly credited with having said, “Democracy means that when there’s a knock in the door at 3 am, it’s probably the milkman.” One wonders what Churchill would make of modern-day, drug war America.
Prosecutors are taking a firm line on the supply of cannabis for pain relief to people with chronically painful conditions such as multiple sclerosis, despite the downgrading of the drug from class B to class C.
A British backpacker has been sentenced to 10 years in an Indian jail after being convicted of attempting to smuggle 22lb of cannabis.
In 1996, California legalized cannabis as a treatment for “any… condition for which marijuana brings relief.” Although the law does not constrain physicians from approving the use of cannabis by children and adolescents, the state medical board has investigated physicians for doing so, exerting a profoundly inhibiting effect.
PROSECUTORS have sought a year’s imprisonment for an Australian woman on trial on Indonesia’s resort island of Lombok for allegedly buying marijuana, court officials said today.
Over 28,000 people are hooked on cannabis in Ireland, an Oireachtas report said today.